Jenő Janovics

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Jenő Janovics
Born (1872-12-08)8 December 1872
Ungvár, Austria-Hungary (now Uzhhorod, Ukraine)
Died 16 November 1945(1945-11-16) (aged 72)
Kolozsvár, Hungary (now Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
Other names Csepreghy Ferenc
Eugen Janovics
Jenö Janovics
Occupation Film director
Screenwriter
Years active 1913–1920

Jenő Janovics (8 December 1872 – 16 November 1945) was a Hungarian film director, screenwriter and actor of the silent era. He directed 33 films between 1913 and 1920. He also wrote for 30 films between 1913 and 1918. He was the founder and driving force behind the Corvin Film studio, which also involved the rising young director Alexander Korda.

He was born in Ungvár, Carpathian Ruthenia, Austria-Hungary (now Uzhhorod, Ukraine), and died in Kolozsvár, Northern Transylvania, Hungary (now Cluj-Napoca, Romania).

Jenő Janovics, statue (Hungarian Theatre of Cluj)

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